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South African Artists Showcase their Work in New York

New York is known as one of the centers of the global art world. But while European artists have traditionally had a strong presence in the city's contempora...
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No need to wrap the flag of your country around your work to be noticed as an artist from Africa in a global market......

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Nataly and Ximena's curator insight, April 8, 2015 4:57 PM

This topic relates to Africa's arts and intellectual arts because the video features some of the artists beautiful and amazing works from South Africa .Many artists were given the opportunity to show case their work  in New York which is a huge accomplishment since it's known as one of the centers of the global art world .

Mikayla Stearns and Kate Reilly's curator insight, April 9, 2015 1:30 AM

This video is for Africa's intellectual/art. The video is talking about how seven artist from South Africa came from New York to showcase their art. While they where there they toured many art gallery's hoping to get inspiration and to try and see if they could their art there. This was a great experience for them as some said.. 

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Historic Marrakech bids to become an artistic hotspot - BBC News

Historic Marrakech bids to become an artistic hotspot - BBC News | Visual Arts and Africa | Scoop.it
BBC News Historic Marrakech bids to become an artistic hotspot BBC News During the 10 years of the Marrakech Biennale, this hip and chic North African city has seen the opening of a film school, a large museum of photography and visual arts and...
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A new and exciting site for artists and curators to meet.

 

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TEASER: The Black Stars of Ghana - Art District

Why is this teaser saying: This film is not about Africa nor is it about Ghana? In playing with the usual Western stereotypes about Africa as a continent o...
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Another challenge to stereotyping art in Africa.

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Wiz Kudowor - The Black Stars of Ghana - Art District

In his artist studio in Dzorwulu, Accra, the capital city of Ghana, Wiz Kudowor talks to Safia Dickersbach about his life and work as one of the leading vi...
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As an artist, the validity of the category of being an "African Artist" is raised as well. 

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